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[ScreenOS] Configuring Log Settings Severity Levels



Article ID: KB4275 KB Last Updated: 30 Jun 2020Version: 6.0

This article explains how to configure Log Settings Severity Levels.


To configure log settings severity levels, perform the following steps:

  1. Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, go to Accessing Your NetScreen Using the WebUI.

  2. From the Configuration menu, select Report Settings and click Log Settings.

  3. On the Log Settings page, for each Destination, click to choose the Severity Levels desired.

  4. Click Apply.

note: For the definitions of the options on this page, see below:

Severity Levels:

  • Emergency: Identifies critical attacks such as SYN attacks, Tear Drop attacks, and Ping of Death attacks
  • Alert: Identifies problems such as multiple user authentication failures and other attacks not included in the Emergency category
  • Critical: Identifies events such as URL blocks, traffic alarms, high availability (HA) status changes, and global communications
  • Error: Identifies events such as admin name and password changes
  • Warning: Identifies events such as administrators logging on and off, failures to log on and log off, and user authentication failures, successes, and timeouts
  • Notification: Identifies events such as link status changes, load balancing server status changes, and traffic logs
  • Information: Identifies all other events not specified in other categories
  • Debugging: Identifies events that relate to debugging a device



Modification History:

2020-06-29: Removed old WebUI snapshots and replaced with new ones. Removed EOS products.

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